Research Fellow (PR158/16-17)

Job level Middle
Education Doctorate or above
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Government / Social Service > Counselling / Social Work
Government / Social Service > Project / Program Development
Published On 10/11/2016
Department of Social Work

The Department of Social Work invites applications for the following post for the ‘Career and Life Adventure Planning for Youth’ Project. This Project targets youth aged 15 to 21, including upper secondary school students and out-of-school youth (e.g. non-engaged youth, at-risk youth, early dropouts, etc.). Through a combination of school programmes, community-based services and a tailor-made e-paltform, the Project aims to build an effective, holistic and sustainable career and life planning model in helping our youth pursue their life and career goals.

The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator and the research team to conduct research work relevant to achieving the objectives of the Project.

Applicants should have a PhD degree. Preference will be given to those with a track record of publications, strong research skills and relevant experience in youth work or human services, and knowledgeable of international perspectives on career and life planning. They should be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of one to two years commencing December 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. Re-appointment is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Application Procedure:
Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. Completed application form should be sent to the same address. Please quote PR number on all correspondence. Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date : 26 November 2016